Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmology department at All Is Well Multispecialty Hospital is committed to provide the best quality care for all kinds of eye diseases and visual problems afflicting patients. The department is fully equipped to provide high quality and personalised care to all patients with eye and vision disorders.

All Is Well Multispecialty Hospital provides state of the art care for all facets and stages of eye conditions. We use the latest techniques and therapies to administer routine eye examinations. Integrating the latest technology available with the expertise of highly trained doctors, we provide exemplary services that are at par with global standards. Our team is completely dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in diagnosis, therapeutics and surgical treatment of all cases of eye conditions – however simple or complex.

Consulting Chambers, Procedure Rooms, Day Care Beds, Admission Suites of all categories, Modular Operating Room with Advanced OT Systems are all in place to serve our patients with nothing short of the best.

A brief snapshot of the equipment in place:

  • Carl Zeiss Slit Lamp
  • Autorefractor Keratometer
  • A-SCAN
  • Lensometer
  • YAG laser
  • Applanation Tonometer
  • Schiotz Tonometer
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscope
  • Direct Ophthalmoscope
  • Retinoscope
  • Oertali CataRhex Phacoemulsification Machine (Switzerland)
  • Operating Zoom Microscope Legend with Video Recording System

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Ophthalmology includes sub-specialities, which deal either with certain diseases or diseases of certain parts of the eye.

Some of them are:

  • Anterior Segment Surgery.
  • Retinal Ophthalmology - emphasis on laser treatment of the retina and actual retinal surgery.
  • Cataracts - not usually considered a subspecialty per se, since most general ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery.
  • Cornea, Ocular surface and external disease.
  • Glaucoma
  • Medical Retina deals with treatment of retinal problems through non-surgical means.
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Oculoplastics & Orbit Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus (mis-alignment of the eyes)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Uveitis
  • Immunology
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery deals with surgical management of retinal and posterior segment diseases and disorders.
  • Medical Retina and Vitreo-retinal surgery sometimes together called posterior segment subspecialisation.

Post-Operative Eye Care

Though the eye operations carried out usually proceed without complications, follow-up care and treatment are an important aspect of our recovery process.

Medical supervision

Medical supervision is necessary after an eye operation. The patient must spend the first few hours after the operation under medical supervision so that any complications that may arise can be prevented. At All Is Well hospital patients are examined at regular intervals by an eye specialist.

Eye drops

Laser eye operations affect the fine corneal nerves of the eyes. As a result, the cornea becomes less sensitive to the environment. Applying eye drops will lubricate the eye and offer support to the healing process.

Post-Cataract Operation Treatment

During the surgical treatment of cataract, the clouded lens is removed and replaced with an artificial one without affecting the external half of the lens, the capsular bag. In some cases, natural cell growth may cause clouding of the posterior part of the capsular bag leading to a secondary cataract. It is painless, harmless and can be removed with a special laser treatment. However, the patient needs to follow certain rules of behaviour after the eye operation for faster recovery of the sight.

  • Avoid driving in the first twenty-four hours of the operation.
  • Do not involve in excessive physical exertion for the first few days.
  • Remember to not rub or press on the eye.
  • Do not miss medical follow-up appointments.
  • Take the prescribed medicines according to instructions.
  • Ensure that the eyes don’t come in contact with soap, water or shampoo during your daily hygiene routine.
  • Avoid using any additional eyewear.
  • Use an eye shield when you sleep.

Ophthalmology FAQ's

What is the difference between an optometrist and ophthalmologist?

Optometrists specialize in vision care. They offer services such as:

  • Vision tests and eye examinations
  • Detect diseases or disorders concerning the eye
  • Prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses if need be.

Partners in Care

Dr. Anjal Shah
Department: Opthalmology
Qualification: MBBS, MS(OPHTHALM)

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